Melissa Smith is the CEO and Founder of The PVA, a firm that matches clients with the right virtual assistants, and the Association of Virtual Assistants.
She is also the best-selling author of two books, Hire The Right Virtual Assistant and Become a Successful Virtual Assistant which will be an integral part of the College of Western Idaho Administrative Specialist Program curriculum in 2019. Melissa also mentors for Remote-how Academy, the first global, online education and individual certification program.
Drawing from her experience while working on five different continents and numerous time zones, Melissa truly understands the challenges of running a virtual business and uses her knowledge to serve clients all over the world. She knows first hand how and where to get the best work done and she passes her insight on to her clients so that they can too create the life and business they love.
Connect with Melissa on LinkedIn and Facebook, and follow the AVA on LinkedIn and Facebook.
Vicki Wright Hamilton is an Author, Speaker, IT and Change Management Strategist. An accomplished leader with over 25 years’ of experience in highly-matrixed organizations, Vicki Wright-Hamilton is an internationally renowned technology executive, strategic and multidisciplinary change agent, author and visionary for operational excellence.
Vicki currently serves as CEO of VWH Consulting. As a consultant to the world’s most exclusive brands, Vicki is adept in partnering with executive leadership to provide strategy and coaching while developing a broad range of organizational improvements around any change.
In an effort to expand her reach and help even more people, Vicki recently published Game Face: Corporate Success Strategies of a Trailblazing Tech Warrior. Game Face gives readers a peek into her personal and professional life.
Vicki shares strategies for creating a winning personal and professional life. While allowing readers to follow her story as she navigates being an executive, wife and mother, a minority woman in a male-dominated industry. Mrs. Hamilton also offers executive & individual coaching where she guides her clients through the process of building their very own personal and professional life strategies.
Vicki is the former President of Women in Technology and currently serves on the organization’s Advisory Board. Mrs. Hamilton also serves on the Board of Growing Leaders.
Vicki is the mother of two adult sons Arthur (Angelica) and Brandon and a proud grandmother (Glamma ViVi). Vicki and her husband Harold reside in Roswell, GA.